While doing the daily email magazine the other day I came across something rather odd. It is the art of Ninja Turtle Noses, you take an image of a well-known celebrity and basically photo shop a turtle onto their nose. It sounds ridiculous (and it is,) but it is also something that made me smile, so I thought I would share the madness…
BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts about Mutant Ninja Turtles
10 – Hulk
FACT: Bart Simpsons catchphrases “Don’t have a cow, man!” and “Cowabunga” were all taken directly from the turtles cartoons!
9 – Sting
FACT: In the original comics April O’Neil was the assistant to a scientist, but in the cartoons, she was changed to being a news reporter instead.
8 – The Beatles
FACT: It depends where in the world you live, to what you call the turtles. In the US they were called ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’, in Europe, we call them ‘Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles’ and in Japan, they were called ‘Mutant Ninja Turtles’
7 – Prison Mike
FACT: James Avery (Will Smith’s Uncle Phil on ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.’) was the voice of Shredder for seven seasons of the cartoon show!
6 – Barack Obama
FACT: The Idea for Shredder’s armour Came from a cheese grater! Eastman got the idea while drying his dinner dishes.
5 – Michael Jordan
FACT: There was once a female turtle named Venus de Milo. At some point during the series, the character mysteriously vanishes from the storyline and no official explanation is given for her disappearance.
4 – Charlie Sheen
FACT: The original comics published by Eastman and Laird’s Mirage Studios were done in a adults only manga style filled with graphic violence, including blood spray, stabbings and ritualistic suicide.
3 – Tom Selleck
FACT: The first comics ever released (1984) were funded with money from a tax refund and a loan from Eastman’s uncle! And there was only ever meant to be 4 for them.
2 – Albert Einstein
FACT: The idea for the original comic came from Kevin Eastman and his friend Peter Laird way back in 1983, they loved the low reptile with the fluid grace of a ninja style they come up with.
1 – Arnold Schwarzenegger
FACT: The ‘Daredevil’ has the same origins as our turtles, he was struck on the side of the head by a radioactive canister, which blinds him but makes his other senses more powerful, the same radioactive canister that the writers of the Turtles were inspired by.